National Society of Professional Engineers

Professional Duty and the Public Interest

Professional Duty and the Public Interest: The roles of professionals in modern society are challenged by today’s politics and public affairs. This session will examine the need to rely upon duty as a principal virtue to enhance professional effectiveness. By exploring the sources of public challenges, the actions professionals can take as well as the cautions they should observe, we will consider the complex world of public policy in which professional engineers fulfill their obligations to society.